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POV Season 33
Feature Film | 09/28/2020 | 82 Mins

When artist Maleonn realizes that his father suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, he creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets.Through the production of this play, the two men confront their mortality before time runs out and memories are lost forever. Official Selection, Tribeca Film Festival.

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Film Credits —

  • Yang Sun Director/Producer
  • S. Leo Chiang Director/Producer
  • Jean Tsien Executive Producer
  • Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer
  • Nick Fraser Executive Producer
  • Violet Du Feng Co-Producer

Critical Acclaim —

“...a thought-provoking, melancholy portrait of creativity and growing up that’s hard to shake.”

— Marisa Carpico, The Pop Break